So these global causes: poverty (particularly children’s), the environment, justice for some minority trampled upon by colonial powers, or some unknown yet gender that will be persecuted; these global causes are now the last refuge of the scoundrel advertising virtue.
…to the salesperson telling you what is good for you when it is mostly (and centrally) good for him. They, of course, love the environment but you can bet that they wouldn’t have advertised it so loudly had it not been been good for their bottom line.
ere…useless — at least, all advice of the “successful person tells you how to be just like them” genre. What separates the truly successful from everyone else who works hard is usually some combination of privilege, dumb luck, and maybe a few good decisions they made along the way — but the chances that a successful person actually knows which decisions those were are slim.